Buy & Configure
All wheels are 100% customizable at Light Bicycle. If your preferred specs are not listed, feel free to contact us (email@example.com) with your special requirements described.
Our Pro series comes with a 5-year warranty (lifetime optional), while the non-pro with a 3-year warranty and crash replacement.
- Rim Model R55
- Material Toray T700 & T800 Premium Carbon Fiber
- Size 29”/700C (ETRTO 622mm)
- Series FALCON
- Intended Use Road/CX
- Bead Type Clincher
- Tubeless Capable Yes
- Inner/Outer Width 17.9mm/25mm
- Depth 55mm
- ERD 530mm (not including nipple head dimension)
- Rim Weight 515+/-15g
- Profile Symmetric (0mm)
- Max Cyclist Weight (on flat ground) 130kg/ 287lbs
- Spoke Hole Angle ±6°
- Spoke Tension 100 ~110kgf front, 125~135kgf rear drive side
- Max Tire Pressure (with 25C) 120psi/ 8.27bar
- Recommended Tire Width 21C-38C
We keep in stock the most popular axle sizes and colors of some well-liked hub models. If you want a special order, feel free to contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Model DT SWISS 180, DT SWISS 240 EXP, DT SWISS 350, Novatec A291SB-SL / F482SB-SL, Bitex RAF10 / RAR9, Carbon-Ti X-Hub
- Front Axle Size QR / 100mm
- Rear Axle Size QR / 130mm
- Driver Body Shimano Road 11S, Campy 11S, Sram XDR
- Hole 20H, 24H
Leave a note at checkout or contact us if you want spare spokes or nipples.
- Spokes Pillar Aero X-TRA 1420, Sapim CX Ray, Sapim CX Sprint-Rear drive side/ CX Ray-Other sides
- Nipples Aluminium Black, Aluminium Red, Brass Oil slick, Brass Black
Looking to turn your road or tri bike into an aero machine? With a 55mm profile, the R55 is deep enough to give your an aerodynamic advantage without compromising ride quality in the stiffest crosswinds.
Comfortable as a race oriented wheelset or a daily driver, the 25mm outer width keeps things aerodynamically optimized with smoother rolling for your 25 and 28c tires.
For Non-Pro Series Rims: From the date of purchase, 3-year Standard Warranty.
For Pro Series Rims: From the date of purchase, 5-year Pro Warranty as standard and an upgraded optional lifetime Premium Warranty with minimum charge.
Crash Replacement: It is applicable with the same period as the warranty time range that you purchased for the rims with 10% /25% discount for Non-Pro series /Pro series.
WHAT IS IN THE BOX
Light: Rims: R55 Grooved Graphene Surface Matte Hexa-Comb 20H/24H With Access Holes Hubs: Novatec A165SBT A166SBT 9/100mm 10/120mm Spokes: Sapim CX Ray J-bend Nipples: Sapim aluminum external black
Light: Rims: R55 Non-Disc Matte UD Hook Without Spoke Access Holes Hubs: DT Swiss 350 straightpull 20H front 24H rear 100QR 130QR Shimano Road 11s Spokes: Sapim CX Ray Nipples: Aluminum Black R55 Quick Buy setup - handbuilt upon order, ready to ship in 3 days.
Josh: Hi, Great rims, I built these set for a friend and will definitely be after another set
Levi: Light bicycle wheels are actually light. 10/10.
Light: Rims: R55 Non-Disc Grooved Graphene Surface Hexa-Comb Matte 20/24H Tubeless-ready Hubs: Novatec A291SB-SL/F482SB-SL J-bend QR/100mm QR/130mm Shimano Road 11S 27T Spokes: Sapim CX Ray Black J-bend Nipples: DT Swiss Brass Black External Weight: 1579.56 grams
MARCEL: G3 Lacing